Villgro Kenya has announced it will be awarding a prize of Ksh 1 million at the 2018 Nairobi Innovation Week. The prize will go to the top health care innovation.
In its press release, Villgro stated that in addition to the Ksh 1 million funding, the winner will get mentorship through a structured program, access to healthcare networks and product development experts as well as connections to investors and strategic partners.
Nairobi Innovation Week 2018 will take place at the University of Nairobi from 5th – 9th March 2018. The event brings together players from different sectors in government and the private sector to provide a platform for showcasing innovation.
Villgro Kenya is a partner of Villgro Innovations Foundation. According to Villgro, their mission is to solve Africa’s toughest health challenges through supporting social entrepreneurs.
Applications can be made by registering on http://startups.niw.co.ke (Tick the “Health and Life Sciences” Category).